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Weekend Update 2-28-21

Dear M100 Family,

It has been a great week back at school! So happy to be back to a “normal-ish” routine. We hope everyone has sufficiently thawed from this last weather event and your homes and lives are back to functioning at full capacity. If you need any help at all, please let us know - there are resources available through our school district to help you!

HUGE THANK YOU to the adult and student volunteers who helped hand out bottled water last Sunday! Thank you for your time and lending a helping hand to others in our community!

Thank you to Brandon Bechtel, Josh Krieg, Michael Summers, and Alex Rendon for their outstanding performance of their ensemble at the BISD Board Meeting on 2/24!

Please read this update for some new and valuable information. Hope everyone is enjoying this 3 day weekend for students!


Si necesita hablar con alguien en español, envíeme un correo electrónico a jbiggs0106@yahoo.com. (Jasmine Biggs)


COVID PRE-SCREENING DAILY

All parents are required to screen their children everyday before sending them to school for any reason. Please notify our campus nurse if your child cannot attend school due to symptoms or exposure to a positive or presumed positive case of COVID-19. Please do not send students if they have been experiencing any of the symptoms in this document:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KxVezXVdT3LgWGERVAoUfGA5Yi2DP6u7e-k1nJNUEik/edit?usp=sharing

REMIND CODES FOR 2020-2021 PLEASE JOIN!

To join a class, text the code to 81010


All Students: @20202021m1

Parents: @8g24b8

Leadership: @ea3aadb

ColorGuard: @7ge97g8



SOLO & ENSEMBLE CONTEST - MARCH 4 & 5 - BHS

UPDATED SCHEDULED TIMES FOR PERFORMERS:


FELLOWS 3_4
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WILEY 3_5
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CRAWFORD 3_5-2
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IF YOU STILL OWE PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT FEES, PLEASE PAY AS SOON AS YOU CAN. Checks to Belton Band. Cash is accepted too. $50.

*GIVE PAYMENTS TO MRS. GILL SO I CAN RECORD THEM* THANK YOU!


SPRING/SUMMER - SAVE-THE-DATES!

Some dates to put in your calendar so you don’t miss these up-coming events! (Also on Band Calendar on website) please check back frequently for updates


Tues. 3/2 - Clinician in Wind Ensemble 8am-9:30am

Tues., 3/9 - Clinician in all band classes + SYMPHONIC BAND clinic from 4-5:30pm

Thurs. 3/11 - Clinician in Wind Symphony

Fri. 3/12 - Clinician in Symphonic Band

Thurs. 4/1 - PRE-UIL performances/clinics in all band classes + SYMPHONIC BAND come right after school to change into uniform then performance/clinic from 4:45pm-6:15pm.

Mon., 5/10 - Jazz-O-Rama - BMS/SBMS/BHS Jazz Concert at BHS

Fri., 5/14 - BHS Bands Spring Concert

June 1-4 - M100 New and Returning Member Fundamentals Camp - BHS

(Tentative )July 3 - 9am-noon - Belton 4th of July Parade Rehearsal

(for all who are in town and wish to attend)

(Tentative) July 4 - Belton 4th of July Parade

July 19-23 - M100 Percussion and Colorguard Camp (Physicals due for these students)

July 23-24 - M100 Leadership Training Camp

July 26-27 - M100 Leadership Work Days

July 28-Aug.13 - M100 Summer Band Camp (Physicals due for these students)

Aug. 16 - M100 Picture Day (tentative)

Aug. 18 - 1st day of School


PRE-PARTICIPATION PHYSICALS FOR ALL

NEW INFORMATION FROM UIL REGARDING PHYSICALS FOR THOSE IN BAND FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR.

This information provided now so you can plan ahead. Historically, these forms have not been due until the first day of summer band activity. Please see the band calendar for summer band dates.

2021-2022 Report Forms & Pre-Participation Physicals

(1) Pre-participation Physical Examination. Upon entering the first and third years of high school, a physical examination signed by a physician, a physician assistant licensed by a State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners, a registered nurse recognized as an advanced practice nurse by the Board of Nurse Examiners or a Doctor of Chiropractic is required. Standardized Pre-Participation Physical Examination Forms, available from the UIL office and authorized by the UIL Medical Advisory Committee, are required.

For the 2021-22 school year: Any participant in athletics or marching band, who was in their first or third year of high school during the 2020-21 school year and did not complete a Pre-Participation Physical Examination (PPE) for the 2020-21 school year, will be required to complete the Medical History Form as noted below, as well as a PPE prior to participation in any UIL practices, games, performances, or matches for the 2021-22 school year.

(5) Medical History Form. Each year prior to any practice or participation a UIL medical history form signed by both student and a parent or guardian is required. A medical history form shall accompany each physical examination and shall be signed by both student and a parent or guardian. EVERYONE NEEDS TO TURN IN THIS FORM, WHETHER THEY ARE REQUIRED TO GET A PHYSICAL OR NOT.

*Forms will be added to the band website when they become available.



BRASS/COLORGUARD/WOODWINDS(!) -

INTERESTED IN MARCHING DRUM CORPS?

SEE THIS INFORMATION FROM THE GUARDIANS!


GUARDIANS
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SENIOR RECOGNITION BOARD:

IT’S HAPPENING! Scan the QR code in the band hall / answer questions / bring 4x6 picture of yourself to Ella Pusey ASAP! Thanks!


PLEASE RETURN YOUR MARCHING BAND FANNY PACKS

There is a drum case by the wipe board in the band hall to put them in. Thanks!


SECTIONALS FOR ALL BANDS

SECTIONALS FOR ALL BANDS ARE POSTED TO THE BAND WEBSITE. PLEASE CONTACT YOUR CHILD’S ENSEMBLE DIRECTOR IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS.

Wind Ensemble - shannon.gill@bisd.net

Wind Symphony - kevin.kwaku@bisd.net

Symphonic Band - christopher.kreger@bisd.net

Concert Band - kevin.kwaku@bisd.net (sectionals during class time only-not on calendar)


HOW TO ACCESS YOUR CHARMS ACCOUNT:

Go to our band website - beltonmarching100.com.

Click the red button on the home page - “Access your Charms account”

Go to Login

Drop down to “Parent/Student/Members”

Your school code is: BeltonBand

Student Area Password is: your child’s student ID OR whatever personal password you have changed it to. If you can’t remember, email shannon.gill@bisd.net and I can reset the password back to your child’s school ID.


ZOOM MEETINGS FOR REMOTE LEARNERS

IF you do not attend school in person, you will need to log in to your band or colorguard classes daily through Zoom. Links in Schoology. Email your director if you need help.


INSTRUMENT RENTAL FEES

1 instrument all year = $125

1 instrument all year + another instrument for one semester = $187.50

1 instrument for one semester only = $62.50


M100 INSTRUMENTAL PRIVATE LESSON SCHOLARSHIPS!

For access to the Lesson Scholarship Application - please go here: https://www.beltonmarching100.com

You can also find contact information for our Private Lesson Teachers here: https://www.beltonmarching100.com/private-lesson-instructors

PRIVATE LESSONS CAN BE CONDUCTED VIRTUALLY OR IN PERSON

Parents need to contact lesson teachers directly to set up private lessons.

Lessons are STRONGLY encouraged for musical advancement.


UP-COMING EVENTS

https://www.beltonmarching100.com/calendar


ON-GOING FUNDRAISERS

  1. MASKS!!!! We receive 25% of all sales. The link to the masks is

https://www.mscfundraising.com/collections/belton-band-boosters

Thank you and please stay safe and healthy!




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